Northstar Roundabout Modification Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012118126
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Northstar Roundabout Modification Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/14/2012

Document Description
The Northstar Drive Roundabout currently is located on Northstar Drive between State Route 267 and the Northstar Village. The Roundabout accommodates village traffic during winter ski season, as well as residential and commercial traffic accessing Big Springs Drive and Highlands View Road. Currently the Northstar Roundabout is unable to accommodate winter peak hour traffic due to high volumes. In addition, the roundabout cannot accommodate certain turning movements from the north leg entrance, and has points of conflict and path overlap, thus making proper movements within it problematic. The east leg approach has no deflection to slow entering traffic and direct it into the appropriate portion of the circulating lane. The Roundabout is therefore deficient in capacity and handling proper circulation movements. The purpoas of the project is to modify the roundabout so that it functions properly pertaining to capacity and circulation.

Contact Information
Phil Vassion
Placer County
3091 County Center Drive
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 745-7581

Location

Cities
Truckee
Counties
Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Public Agency Operations and Maintenance of Streets and Highways.

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